As a bloody civil war raged on in Syria for seven years, the Israeli army quietly set up “Operation Good Neighbor,” using the clandestine humanitarian mission to help, heal, and give hope to thousands of Syrian civilians.
Retired general and leading security expert John Allen told The Jerusalem Post that if Syria were to gas Israelis, it would be “virtually regime suicide.” Backing a recent assessment by a senior Israeli military official, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis told a news conference in Tel Aviv Friday morning that Syria still possesses chemical weapons. Meeting with his… Read more »
A number of Syrian families who found refuge in Gaza after the civil war erupted in 2011 and are now trapped in Hamas-run enclave, remain ineligible for most social services granted to Palestinians, and cannot travel abroad.
Calling the use of chemical weapons ‘a barbaric tool, repugnant to the conscience of mankind,’ US Ambassador Samantha Power urged the UN Security Council to take ‘strong and swift action’ against the perpetrators.
Gal Gadot, the Israeli actress who plays Wonder Woman in the film Batman vs Superman, is the star of a new campaign to highlight the uniqueness of Israeli women; Eight severely injured Syrians were evacuated by Israeli helicopters, and much more.
Israeli international relief organization IsraAid has been helping West Virginia homeowners with the tremendous amount of damage caused by flash floods in June; The IDF treats hundreds of Syrians wounded in the ongoing civil war in that country, and much more.
Israeli food products with Hebrew labeling have been delivered to a displaced persons camp near the rebel-controlled Syrian city of Quneitra. The local government council said that it “severely condemns the distribution of aid baskets coming from the enemy Israel.”
The Hezbollah terror organization is digging tunnels from Lebanon into northern Israel, much like those dug by Hamas into southern Israel, the Lebanese daily Al-Safir, which is known for its support for Hezbollah, reported on Wednesday.
The tranquility of country life contrasts sharply with Middle East tensions all around. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently drew renewed attention to the Golan Heights by vowing to forever hold the Golan.
In what may be an incredibly new moral low for the world today, but especially for the US, Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly agreed to allow brutal Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad to leave Syria and avoid being put on trial for murdering at least a quarter of a million of his own countrymen.